HUD Secretary's Awards
The HUD Secretary’s Awards are presented annually to honor projects that exemplify excellence in five categories: affordable housing design, community planning, cooperative public/private efforts, healthy housing innovation, and historic preservation. The awards recognize projects that increase the quality of life for low- and moderate-income households.
2018 Winners: ACHP/HUD Secretary's Award For Excellence In Historic Preservation
Developed in 1929 by Sears, Roebuck & Company president and noted philanthropist Julius Rosenwald, the massive 454-unit Michigan Boulevard Garden Apartments complex was comprised of 29 contiguous five-story walk-up apartment tiers arranged around a landscaped 2-acre courtyard.